Reese Hoffa

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Reese Hoffa
Reese Hoffa Istanbul 2012.jpg
Hoffa in 2012
Personal information
Born(1977-10-08) October 8, 1977 (age 36)
Augusta, Georgia
ResidenceAthens, Georgia, USA
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight147 kg (320 lb)
Sport
Country United States
SportAthletics
Event(s)Shot Put
ClubNew York Athletic Club
Coached byDon Babbitt
Updated on 6 August 2012.
 
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Reese Hoffa
Reese Hoffa Istanbul 2012.jpg
Hoffa in 2012
Personal information
Born(1977-10-08) October 8, 1977 (age 36)
Augusta, Georgia
ResidenceAthens, Georgia, USA
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight147 kg (320 lb)
Sport
Country United States
SportAthletics
Event(s)Shot Put
ClubNew York Athletic Club
Coached byDon Babbitt
Updated on 6 August 2012.

Reese Hoffa (born October 8, 1977 in Evans, Georgia) is an American shot putter. Reese won the shot put in the 2006 World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Moscow, Russia. As of 2007, his personal bests stand at 22.11 m (72' 6.25") indoor and 22.43 m (73' 7") outdoor. His outdoor performance ranks him 11th on the world all-time lists. In 2012, he threw over 21 meters in competition for the 100th time, putting him in rarefied air in the throwing community.

Personal life[edit]

Hoffa was adopted at the age of four.[1]

He is married to Renata Hoffa, a math teacher at Oconee County High School in Watkinsville, Georgia. His current residence is Athens, Georgia.

Reese is also known as a decent speedcuber able to solve a Rubik's Cube in 30 seconds.

High School Years[edit]

Hoffa attended Lakeside High School in Evans, Georgia, and was a letterman in football, wrestling, baseball, and track & field. His Lakeside High School coach was David Machovec.

Training[edit]

His coach is Don Babbitt, agent Paul Doyle and club NYAC/Nike. His core workouts leading towards the 2012 Olympics in London were designed by Corey Davis of Core Blend Training.

Career highlights[edit]

Hoffa in action at the 2010 Bislett Games

1997–2003[edit]

Hoffa at the 2009 FBK Games

2004[edit]

2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

2010[edit]

2011[edit]

2012[edit]

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